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Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

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John Henson ...
Sweetums (voice)
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Short Stack Stevens
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Black Eyed Pea
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Easy Pete
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Captain Flint
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Storyline

The Muppets are back into action in another movie based on a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Kermit the Frog and his colleagues go on a warfare against ruthless pirates. They also share their problem-solving journey on sea to rescue a treasure. Written by Anonymous

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Set sail for Muppet mayhem!


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Release Date:

16 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los Muppets en la isla del tesoro  »

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Gross USA:

$33,609,000
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Brian Henson was nervous that the whole cast and crew would get motion sick as the ship rolled on the gimbals. He gave everyone seasickness pills for the first day of the shoot, and not only did the cast and crew not get seasick but they almost fell asleep on the job. See more »

Goofs

When Long John introduces himself and tells the story of how he lost his leg, Tim Curry's leg can be seen tied behind him. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Billy Bones: I was Flint's first mate that voyage. Three days east of Tortola in the Caribbean, Flint knew an island. That's where we buried the treasure. Gold and blood, they were Flint's trademarks. He'd leave both behind him that day.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie a stone head is telling Long John Silver a joke. See more »

Connections

Version of L'île aux trésors (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Led Us Here
Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Performed by Frank Oz (uncredited) and Steve Whitmire (uncredited)
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One of the two best Muppet movies
14 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Wow. Seems like people fall totally on one side or the other when considering this movie.

All I can say is that this is my favourite Muppet film (I'm in my 30's). It even edges out the Muppet Movie (just barely). I've found every other film to be annoying and forgettable, but not this one.

I've watched it about 30 or 40 times (the joy of having a young child who is hooked on one show :-)

I don't get tired of it. Fun songs, Tim Curry is enough to watch the film anyway, good plot.

Where else will you hear a name like 'big fat baby-eating O'Brian' ???


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